Who's butchering Florida's horses?

MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — Three killings and butcherings in late 2019, and the array of alarming incidents that followed thereafter, have rocked the equestrian community in Central Florida. No culprits have been caught. It continues unabated. Horses are still being preyed upon. Evidence shows that horses are being butchered while still alive as there… Continue reading Who's butchering Florida's horses?

Sumter Co police increase reward on horse thieves and slaughterers

Florida horse owners warned to be cautious as horses continue to be stolen and slaughtered for the black market.

A Zephyrhills, Florida woman says three intruders tried to slaughter her horses for their meat earlier this month. Brena Kramer showed FOX 13 News a few of the injuries sustained by her horses, including cuts near their eyes and rope burns near their mouths. She says she found one horse with a rope still tied around its… Continue reading Sumter Co police increase reward on horse thieves and slaughterers

Five teens aged 13 through 16 arrested for horse theft in Baton Rouge

Aerial view of Baton Rouge, La.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Authorities said five Louisiana teenagers were arrested on suspicion of stealing two horses that appeared to be physically abused. The state Department of Agriculture and Forestry said in a statement that the five teens are from St. Landry Parish and range from 13 to 16 years old. Investigators from the state… Continue reading Five teens aged 13 through 16 arrested for horse theft in Baton Rouge

Police warn horse owners over Blidworth mystery mane plaits (Eng)

Nottingham mystery mane plaits. Source image.

ThisIsNottingham.co.uk reports: POLICE have been left baffled by a series of mysterious plaits found in the manes of horses and ponies in fields near a Notts village. Officers are investigating after one of the plaits was found in the hair of a pony in a field near Blidworth. The owner reported it to police believing… Continue reading Police warn horse owners over Blidworth mystery mane plaits (Eng)

NetPosse freeze branding offer (US)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2009 SPECIAL OFFER TO NONPROFITS ORDERING FREEZE BRANDING IRONS For a limited time, any 501(c)(3) nonprofit equine rescue organization or similar agency ordering a freeze branding iron through Stolen Horse International, aka NetPosse, will be automatically registered under the nonprofit's name in NetPosse's NIP (NetPosse Identification Program) database. These rescues… Continue reading NetPosse freeze branding offer (US)

Stolen horse group marks 10 year anniversary (US)

By LISA KEMP | TheHorse.com | September 08 2008 | Article # 12636 --------------- "The Year of the Stolen Horse," an event organized by Stolen Horse International Inc., commemorates a decade of fighting horse theft and is designed to bring expanded theft prevention and recovery services to the horse industry. Stolen Horse International provides education… Continue reading Stolen horse group marks 10 year anniversary (US)